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Children's Surgery VerificationChildren's Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program

The American College of Surgeons (ACS), in collaboration with the Task Force for Children’s Surgical Care, developed standards to improve surgical care for children surgical patients. These standards led to the development of the Children’s Surgery Verification Program and are the nation’s first and only multispecialty standards for children’s surgical care. The Children’s Surgery Verification Program verifies these standards have been met at participating centers.  

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NSQIP PediatricACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Pediatric

The ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Pediatric (ACS NSQIP Pediatric) is a surgical quality improvement program specific to pediatric surgery. It is the first multispecialty national database to measure surgical outcomes for pediatrics. ACS NSQIP Pediatric is the nation’s first and only risk-adjusted, clinical, outcomes-based program to measure and improve pediatric surgical care.

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Children’s Surgery News

Updated standards from ACS Children’s Surgery Verification Program emphasize new patient care expectations for participating hospitals

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